30th Legislature, 2019
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HB2689 HD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL HEMP.
Report Title: Industrial Hemp; State Plan; Appropriation ($)
Description: Requires DOA to establish a permanent hemp program pursuant to federal law, and a corresponding special fund. Requires DOH to adopt rules for the licensing, inspection, and regulation of industrial hemp processing facilities. Reduces or repeals certain regulatory provisions of existing hemp pilot program. Establishes authorized cultivation of hemp as affirmative defense. Excludes hemp from the definition of marijuana. Requires chairperson of board of agriculture to prepare a state plan for approval of the federal Secretary of Agriculture and report on the approval process to legislature and governor. Appropriates funds. Takes effect 7/1/2150. (HD1)
Companion:  SB3106
Package: None
Current Referral: AGR, JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): NAKAMURA, BELATTI, BROWER, CREAGAN, CULLEN, DECOITE, GATES, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, KITAGAWA, KONG, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, ONISHI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, TODD, TOKIOKA, YAMASHITA, Nakashima

Sort by Date Status Text
1/23/2020HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/27/2020HReferred to AGR, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5
1/28/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by AGR on Friday, 01-31-20 8:30AM in House conference room 312.
1/31/2020HThe committee(s) on AGR recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 02-05-20 at 8:30 AM.
2/3/2020HBill scheduled for decision making on Wednesday, 02-05-20 8:30AM in conference room 312.
2/5/2020HThe committees on AGR recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Creagan, DeCoite, Cachola, Perruso, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Onishi; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Holt.
2/7/2020HReported from AGR (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 209-20) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to JUD.
2/7/2020HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) McDermott, Yamashita excused (2).

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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HB2689 HD1






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AGR 312 1/31/2020 8:30 AM View
AGR 312 2/05/2020 8:30 AM View